IUC Triage Clinician- Nurse or Paramedic

Location
Dorset (GB)
Salary
£28,050 pa
Posted
07 Nov 2018
Closes
07 Dec 2018
Ref
202-186-18
Contract Type
Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen within South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust for experienced clinicians to join our Integrated Urgent Care Service as Triage Clinicians based at the East Clinical Hub, St. Leonards, Dorset. Full training is provided on the telephone triage and NHS Pathways system.  Candidates must currently be registered with either the NMC (Nurse) or the HCPC (Paramedic).

You will perform a telephone triage assessment for patients contacting the IUC service and support call advisors who take the initial calls. You will manage calls from Healthcare Professionals and support Urgent Care/NHS 111 Call Advisors who answer initial calls from the public. 

We offer fantastic opportunities for training and development, including an annual development day, and Continuous Quality Improvement course to audit and support peers. You will act as the Clinical Team Leader for the shift whilst on duty, supporting the multi-disciplinary team and offering clinical advice where necessary.

There is a range of rota patterns available covering 24/7, these will be discussed with you in detail at interview. Once experienced in the role, there are opportunities to work remotely (from home).

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) was the first Ambulance Trust in the country registered as an NHS Foundation Trust (FT) demonstrating the highest levels of service quality, performance and financial management. SWAST delivers high performing emergency and urgent care to the residents and transient population of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset along with the Integrated Urgent Care Service for Dorset incorporating NHS 111, a single point of access team and GP Out of hours services.

SWASFT offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to patients, ensuring long-term sustainability and financial strength for the future.